J.K. Rowling’s beloved Harry Potter series ended in epic fashion, with The-Boy-Who-Lived heroically defeating Lord Voldemort and saving the Wizarding World! The series may be over but the characters are very much alive in the minds and hearts of everyone who loves them, and it’s completely natural to wonder what happened to your favourite Harry Potter character after the shocking events of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows!
Thankfully for fans who can’t seem to let the Harry Potter series go, and I include myself in that category, J.K. Rowling has revealed a great deal of information in the years since the final book was released. Over the course of the next few weeks, The Blog That Must Not Be Named will be looking at every major Harry Potter character, starting with Harry himself, and discussing what happened to them after the events of The Deathly Hallows. For the sake of this post, we’re not including any information that comes from The Cursed Child.
So, what happened to Harry Potter after the events of The Deathly Hallows?
We learned in the epilogue of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows that Harry went on to marry Ginny Weasley, and the couple eventually had two sons: James Sirius and Albus Severus, as well as a daughter, Lily Luna. Following Voldemort’s defeat, Harry decided not to return to Hogwarts and never sat his N.E.W.T. exams. Instead, the young wizard joined the Ministry of Magic as an Auror (dark wizard catcher), and was instrumental in changing the department after Voldemort’s defeat. At the age of 26, Harry was promoted to Head Auror and was the youngest wizard to ever hold the position.
The epilogue of Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows also revealed that Harry helped care for Teddy Lupin, the orphaned son of Remus and Tonks, who both fell during the Battle of Hogwarts. While Teddy was officially raised by his grandmother, the young wizard spent a great deal of time with his godfather, Harry. J.K. Rowling also revealed that Harry returned to Hogwarts to ensure that Severus Snape’s portrait was hung in the Headmaster’s office, although the decision proved to be somewhat controversial.
When it comes to Harry’s relationship with the horrible Dursley’s, it was revealed that while Harry doesn’t keep in touch with his aunt and uncle, he remained on “Christmas Card” terms with Dudley. Harry would even take his family to visit Dudley whenever they were nearby.
Harry, Ron and Hermione were eventually featured on Chocolate Frog Cards, which is quite easily the trio’s greatest achievement!
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